Diversity Career Fair – Next Thursday August 6th

Minnesota Department of Employment &  Economic Development (DEED) & Goodwill Easter Seals have partnered to host a Diversity Career Fair. Companies WILL have job vacancies to fill. Their staff  WILL be onsite to speak with job seekers. Bring your resumes!!!

*Translators will be onsite and available:

Hmong, Somali,  Spanish and American Sign Language.

*Goodwill Easter Seals will have a truck onsite to accept DONATIONS.



DCF General Public Flyer 2015 FINAL_easterseals_August 6_2015_001



President/CEO of TAP Resource Center Speaks @ Brown Bag Lunch Series

Brown Bag Lunch Series sponsored by Eden Prairie Chamber of Commerce

Cultural Diversity: What Is the A.B.C’S to connecting the D.O.T.S?

Are the numbers telling you what’s going on in YOUR community? Do you see ‘Help Wanted signs at your local merchants?

The Old adage: “Businesses provide services and products to communities. Communities provide capital and labor to the businesses.” This is how Minnesota became known for it’s strong economy — powered by a strong workforce.

Bring your lunch to the Eden Prairie Chamber of Commerce. Hear ideas on how to navigate cultural diversity from one business owner to another! Dr. Nkem D. Chirpich talks about her expertise — Navigating Diversity & Your Community!

DATE: Tuesday, July 28th 11:45-1:00pm

LOCATION:EP Chamber Conference Room; 11455 Viking Dr. #270 (BMO Harris Bank Bldg)


COST:  FREE to Chamber Members; $15 for Non-Chamber Members

BRING YOUR OWN LUNCH; Beverages will be provided!

Click here to RSVP

Second Chance Career Fair – Wed. 7/22/2015




Goodwill-Easter Seals Minnesota understands the challenges individuals who have a criminal background can face while seeking employment. In recognizing those challenges, they are hosting a career fair specifically for individuals with criminal backgrounds. Please ATTEND or SHARE this event for an opportunity to meet with some area employers who are looking to hire skilled candidates!

Goodwill Easter Seals MN Main Office
553 Fairview Ave. N.
St. Paul MN 55104

Date: Wednesday, July 22, 2015
Time: 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM

Who Should Attend?
Candidates who have a criminal background. The employers attending are aware of this,  it will NOT be their primary focus when interviewing. The employers will have hiring criterias. Plus each individual will have to go through the normal hiring process including background checks. This event was created to provide YOU who have a criminal background an opportunity to focus on your interviewing skills and making a positive first impression!

Bring some form of identification to check in on the day of the career fair.
The recommended dress code is business casual but it is not a requirement.
Bring copies of your resume or a sample application.
Be prepared to interview with employers.
Click below to attend or to register multiple attendees.



TAP’s Present Positions & Projects

As an Executive Committee member of the Rochester Area Journey to Growth (J2G) Project, family oriented communities surrounded by bluffs, trails and pristine rivers and lakes. Read about the partnership between 8 counties in southeast Minnesota, Rochester Area Chamber of Commerce and the Rochester Area Economic Development, Inc.